Equality and Diversity for Teachers

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In our Equality and Diversity for Teachers course, you will gain a detailed insight into the four main types of discrimination. You will learn what protected characteristics are under the equality Act 2010 and will explore each one in detail. You will consider that you have a responsibility to promote equality, diversity and inclusion when teaching and in general whilst you are at work. Every person in your education setting must be treated fairly and with dignity and respect regardless of their individual characteristics, beliefs and traits.

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All about this Equality and Diversity for Teachers

Education providers have a legal duty to protect their employees and pupils from being unfairly treated. As a teacher, you have a responsibility to promote equality, diversity and inclusion when teaching and in general whilst you are at work.

As a teacher, you will need to know what protected characteristics are under the Equality Act 2010, as you will have a responsibility to your pupils within your classroom and colleagues within your education setting. Protected characteristics are specific aspects of a person’s identity and are personal to an individual. Every individual possesses several of these protected characteristics, albeit some will have more than others.

You will consider that if a person is discriminated against on the basis of any of the nine protected characteristics, then this is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010 and that not all unfair treatment is unlawful.

You will learn that having a well thought out equality, diversity and inclusion policy is the first step in preventing discrimination and unacceptable behaviour within an education setting. It is an overarching written statement detailing how equality, diversity and inclusion will be promoted and how discrimination will be prevented which will be outlined in our course.

Finally in our equality and diversity for teachers course, you will consider what steps you can take when making a discrimination complaint and that your employer should have procedures that detail the actions to take and how to make a complaint if you are a victim of discrimination or other unacceptable behaviour.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion – In this first unit of our equality and diversity for teachers course, you will be introduced to equality, diversity, inclusion and discrimination and will look at what they mean. You will look at some legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusion, and will focus on the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Equality Act 2010. You will consider some of the penalties that governing bodies and education providers can face for non-compliance. Finally, you will look at the responsibilities of education providers (as employers), employees and governing bodies.
  • Unit 2 – Protected characteristics – In this unit, you will be introduced to what protected characteristics are under the Equality Act 2010 and will explore each one in detail. You will look at some examples of discrimination relating to the different types of protected characteristics. Finally, you will look at what to consider when teaching pupils about protected characteristics.
  • Unit 3 – Types of discrimination – In this unit, you will be introduced to discrimination. You will explore the four main types and some examples. You will also cover some additional types of discrimination, such as those specific to disabilities, lawful and positive. Finally, you will consider the human aspects that can lead to discrimination and some examples of unacceptable behaviours. You will go on to look at the impact discrimination can have in an education setting.
  • Unit 4 – Preventing and reporting discrimination – In the final unit, you will be introduced to ways of preventing discrimination within an education setting. You will look at what education providers and you as a teacher can do to promote equality, diversity and inclusion. You will also cover challenging discrimination and unacceptable behaviour. Finally, you will look at reporting incidents of discrimination and unacceptable behaviour and what to do if a complaint is not resolved to an individual’s satisfaction.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Equality and Diversity for Teachers course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Equality and Diversity for Teachers course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Equality and Diversity for Teachers course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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Equality And Diversity For Teachers
Equality and Diversity for Teachers
Original price was: £20.Current price is: £15. + VAT